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Alfreda's family
Alfreda
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Carpentry
faceAge:
32
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought 35 iron sheets at 27,000 KES, wall and roofing poles at 20,000 KES then added some of my money to the rest of the cash and paid 6,000 KES labor charge.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I now have a spacious house and a good life.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 5,300KES on buying 7 pieces of ironsheet, and paid 2,500KES for school fees, and a sack of maize for food @ 2,000KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
My house is not in good condition, I therefore plan to buy ironsheet, timber and nails, and build an iron roofed house.
 
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access_time over 8 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to build a house and pay school fees. My kids go to private schools which are quite expensive, it's worth it because the quality of education is high.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is raising my kids. Providing for their clothing, food and medical expenses. I strive to give them the best.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face is sustaining and maintaining the lifestyle I want my kids to live.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I get paid for some casual job.